Steps to Respect
Initiative Description: a bullying prevention program consisting of 11 semi-scripted skills lessons focusing on social-emotional management each lesson was 1 hour delivered over the course of 2 or three days and followed up with a grade-appropriate literature unit related to bullying themes, results in improved student climate, lower levels of physical bullying perpetration, and less school bullying-related problems.
Study Results: Multilevel analyses indicated significant (p <.05) positive effects of the program on a range of outcomes (e.g., improved student climate, lower levels of physical bullying perpetration, less school bullying-related problems).
Reference: Brown, E. C., Low, S., Smith, B. H., & Haggerty, K. P. (2011). Outcomes from a school-randomized controlled trial of steps to respect: a bullying prevention program. School Psychology Review, 40(3), 423-443
Level of Evidence: Very Good